HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC

Position Overview (includes but is not limited to):

·         Maintain and service all motorized and non-motorized track maintenance equipment, including but not limited to:

o   Farming tractors

o   Blades

o   Front-end Loaders

o   General auto-mechanic knowledge

·         Conduct general garage practices including checking oil levels, changing tires, checking antifreeze, boosting, steam clean, dip readings.             

·         Test drive equipment to ensure safety and optimum working order of vehicles.

·         Weld and use torch to repair and/or rebuild equipment.

·         Complete and maintain all documents/records in a timely and accurate manner as required. This includes; work orders, log books, inspection logs, and other required documents.

·         Respond in a timely and effective manner to unexpected and immediate needs of equipment operators.

·         Consistently uphold and demonstrate safety rules and standards.

·         Advise management of any occurrences which may impede operations

·         Identify and recommend opportunities for improving services or operational performance to management

Qualifications:

- Must have a minimum of five years as a heavy equipment mechanic (including but not limited to diesel equipment, caterpillar, tractors, trucks, and harrows).
- Must possess a valid operator license.
- Must be able to qualify for an Arizona Department of Racing License (no felony convictions).
- Must be able to work weekends and holidays as required.
- Must own and provide a variety of tools.
- Must be able to read, write, and understand English
- Must be proficient at diagnosing electrical and mechanical issues with a variety of tools.

 

 

MUTUEL TELLERS:

OFF TRACK -

Work in locations through-out the state of Arizona year-round.  Off Track Mutuel Tellers are responsible for the selling and cashing of all mutuel tickets for simulcast races.  They are also responsible for maintaining a change bank, and for cashing and selling tickets.  They must complete required paperwork and balance the bank at the end of their shift.  We hire Off Track Tellers on a year-round basis.

ON TRACK –

Work at the race track as a Mutuel Teller.  These are seasonal positions.  On track tellers work 4 hour shifts, approximately 3 days/week (including Saturdays) during the racing season (from October through the first week of May.)

 

Job Requirements:

·         Must be at least 21 years of age

·         Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen

·         Must be eligible for racing license (no felony convictions)

·         Cash handling experience

·         Good understanding of horse race betting desired

·         Must have reliable transportation, and must be reliable

 

Work our special event dates (typically 1-2 Saturdays per month). 

 

To apply, please complete an Application for Employment.  Click below, or come in to our General Offices.  Turf Paradise is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).